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MDA Awards Lockheed $274M Contract to Build Lot 9 THAAD Interceptors

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has landed a $273.5 million sole-source contract from the Missile Defense Agency to produce additional interceptors for the agency’s anti-ballistic missile system. The Defense Department said Tuesday the contract covers the lot 9 production of interceptors, one-shot devices and associated production support services for the Terminal High …

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MDA, Raytheon Update SM-3 Block IIA Missile With New Sensors, Software

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 28, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has worked with the Missile Defense Agency to integrate new sensors, software and infrared seeker technology to the Standard Missile-3 IIA in efforts to address space-based threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Defense Systems reported Friday the team also held a demonstration of the updated …

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Parsons Awarded $385M Contract for MDA Missile Engineering Advisory, Assistance Services

Parsons‘ government services business has won a potential five-year, $385 million contract to provide systems engineering advisory and assistance services for the Missile Defense Agency‘s ballistic missile defense program. The Defense Department said Thursday the contractor will assemble a group of systems engineering professionals to support MDA under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. MDA obligated $7.8 …

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MTSI Taps Dale Moore as VP for Business Development; Kevin Robinson Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 15, 2017 — Modern Technology Solutions Inc. has appointed Dale Moore, former business development lead at its U.S. Army and missile defense division, as vice president for business development, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday Moore’s appointment also includes the role of site lead at its Colorado Springs office. …

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MDA Awards Lockheed $103M in Missile Tech Risk Reduction Contracts

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won two contracts worth a combined $103.4 million to support the Missile Defense Agency‘s efforts to reduce risk for missile technologies. The Defense Department said Thursday Lockheed’s space systems business will help MDA optimize performance and address risk for a gimbaled seeker assembly, integrated avionics assembly, …

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Army Vet Ole Knudson Joins Orbital ATK as Precision Weapons Segment Senior Director

Ole Knudson, a retired U.S. Army major general and former deputy director of the Missile Defense Agency, has been named senior director of precision weapons at Orbital ATK‘s (NYSE: OA) armament systems division. Orbital ATK said Monday the more than three-decade Army and MDA veteran will lead the company’s efforts to design, build and produce precision …

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Weekly Roundup February 21 – February 24 2017: STG Starts Next Chapter w/ Intell-Focused Buy & more

Weekly Roundup February 21 – February 24 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson STG Group announced the next step in its journey as a publicly-traded government contractor this week with its first acquisition since the company started to offer its shares …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Agrees to Buy L3’s Coleman Aerospace Subsidiary; Eileen Drake Comments

Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings (NYSE: AJRD) has agreed to acquire L3 Technologies‘ (NYSE: LLL) Coleman Aerospace business for $15 million cash in a push to expand the former’s systems engineering and mission analysis expertise. Coleman Aerospace will be renamed “Aerojet Rocketdyne Coleman Aerospace Inc.” upon closure of the deal and is forecast to generate nearly $40 million in …

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Chenega Elevates 14-Year Company Vet Tim Lamb to Security Business Unit President

Tim Lamb, president of physical security and fire protection services contractor Chenega Infinity, will transition into a new role of president for Chenega Corp.’s security strategic business unit in July to succeed the retiring Paul Raggio. At that time, Lamb will hold management and oversight responsibilities for seven Chenega-owned businesses: Chenega …

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Quantum Research International Appoints James Lackey, Brad Kettner to Lead Defense Programs

Quantum Research International has appointed two former military service officers to lead company businesses that support defense programs. Quantum said James Lackey, former executive director of the U.S. Army‘s Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center, has joined the company as senior vice president and defense systems group manager. Brad Kettner, …

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